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Legal professional privilege (LPP) protects documents from disclosure to third parties including government agencies, regulators and claimants in civil proceedings. It is important to ensure you preserve legal professional privilege wherever possible when conducting internal investigations. For guidance on maintaining privilege during criminal investigations, see Practice Note: Maintaining privilege during criminal investigations.
There are two types of LPP in England and Wales:
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